ebXML Electronic Business using eXtensible Markup Language. A modular suite of specifications that enables enterprises of any size and in any geographical location to conduct business over the Internet. Using ebXML, companies now have a standard method to exchange business messages, conduct trading relationships, communicate data in common terms and define and register business processes. XML is widely utilized to transfer data between document capture software and document management, workflow and email archiving applications.
EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code. An 8-bit code developed by IBM. See also ASCII
EBP Electronic Bill Presentment
E-business (Electronic business) Conducting business using computers, the Internet and World Wide Web technology instead of paper and postal delivery.
ECM Enterprise Content Management. The management of all types of content, including business documents, Web-based content, electronic transactions, e-mails, document images, and rich media across an organization.
ECMS Enterprise Content Management System. A system providing a set of document and content services that address a wide range of different content types–see ECM.
E-commerce (Electronic commerce) Conducting business using computers, telephones, fax, the Internet, etc., instead of using paper and mail.
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Automatic exchange of information between computer systems. Examples include automatic placing of orders with suppliers as a result of a single supermarket purchase which takes total stock below a pre-set level.
EDMS Electronic Document Management System. Also Engineering Document Management System.
EDRM Electronic Document and Records Management.
EDRMS Electronic Document and Records Management System.
EIR Environmental Information Regulations. Provide rights of access to environmental information held by public authorities.
Electronic Document Management System System that manages the content of electronic documents and provides facilities for version control and access control. Also referred to as Document Management Systems and Electronic content management systems. Document management systems also facilitate business process improvements by automating workflow processes. DMS also manages the life cycle of documents.
E-mail (electronic mail) A system for passing messages and attachments between computer users who are linked by a network or the internet. Email is to be recognized as part of an organizations legal documents and should be archived and managed according to the local records management policy. Email archiving software is commonly used by organizations for properly managing the life cycle of email messages.
Email Archiving A method of meeting compliance regulations for the long term conservation of enterprise business critical messages. Also, a method for rapid data and attachment discovery. Archive Studio’s WebSearch offers both cloud service and local server software for email archiving and message preservation.
Email Backup A method for moving a copy of email from your corporate mail server, such as MS-Exchange, to a different media for purposes of disaster recovery. The process of restoring email from a backup is slow, expensive and is demanding of available hard drive space.
Enterprise 2.0 The use of Web 2.0 collaboration tools within or between organizations. See Web 2.0.
Enterprise Information Portal See Portal
EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) A file format commonly used by computer applications having graphics capability. PostScript enables images to be accurately displayed and scaled for printing or inclusion in other application programs without disturbing the file’s native attributes.
Erasable disk Any type of data storage disk on which data can be erased and new data written in its place. Usually taken to mean an optical disk that is rewritable.
ERM (i) Electronic Records Management (ii) Enterprise Report Management (COLD).
ERMS Electronic Records Management System.
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning.
Ethernet Local area network using bus topology. Designed by Xerox and now widely used.
Exchange also known as Microsoft Exchange is a popular e-mail messaging system from Microsoft that runs on Windows servers. DocuLex Archive Studio’s WebSearch has the ability to archive all email in Exchange. Archive email enable rapid discovery of all message and attachment content.
Extranet A website or Web Portal restricted to select users outside of an organization’s network.